The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the new Electronic Flash Macro EM-140 DG for Sony and Pentax cameras. Electronic Flash Macro EM-140 DG is designed to work with both AF 35mm film and Digital SLR cameras. The Sigma EM-140 DG Macro Flash is ideal for photographing subjects in fine detail when the shadowless mode is used and is extremely effective for scientific and medical applications. Dual flash tubes can fire simultaneously or separately. Using only one flashtube creates shadow, which can give a three-dimensional feeling to the subject. The flash features a guide number of 14 w/ISO 100. The Modeling Flash function makes it possible to check for reflections and shadows before actually taking the flash picture.
The SanDisk Sansa series seems to have appeared out of nothing, yet set the world on fire and not without success; SanDisk now occupy the second spot on the American market. The Sansa e200 series is SanDisk's compact MP3 player line, and is ready to battle it out with, among others, the iPod. Thanks to the 8GB internal memory, which can even be enhanced, a large sized 1.8 inch TFT monitor and an exchangeable battery, the SanDisk Sansa e280 seems to keep pace with its rivals. The MP3 player features a photo viewer and video viewer. To view pictures, you can choose between a photo frame and a miniature picture; in fact, it is quite obvious; thumbnails or text. You can also opt for a slide show.
Sony Ericsson is proud to unveil the IDP-100 Digital Photo Frame, a convenient, stylish and easy way to store and share these important images with friends and family. For too long mobile phone photos have been confined to the phone - hidden away and viewed only occasionally and only on a small screen. Now itís time to unleash these photos and display them with pride with the help of the superb Sony Ericsson IDP-100 Photo Frame, the ideal accessory to your Sony Ericsson Cyber-Shot mobile phone. The Sony Ericsson IDP-100 photo frame is compatible with all phones featuring M2 card, micro SD, SD and MS Duo, USB interface or Bluetooth. It will be available in selected markets in Q4 in dark grey.
Electric car pioneer ZAP says its iZAP battery designed for the Apple iPod is more useful for the energy intensive Apple iPhone. "The iZAP battery was a life-saver during my business trip to China last week," said Apple iPhone owner Steve Schneider, Chief Executive Officer for ZAP. "Frankly, if an Apple iPod runs out of power, losing your music and photo or video is not as critical to your business trip as the Apple iPhone. You lose your cell phone access, text messages, Internet and email access, time zone clock, business notes, scheduling software, driving maps, calculator and all the other news and information for which the Apple iPhone was designed."
ZCover announced that its versatile, resilient and user friendly new iSAglove cases for Apple's iPhone are now shipping. zCoverís iSAglove design is available in four functional combos and focuses on intuitive usability while offering protection for the Apple iPhone in its fullest form. The iSAglove will first be released in five zCover ice series colors: blue, purple, grey, pink, & clear, each one designed to work seamlessly with Apple iPhone's light sensor. The iSAglove design is a perfect fit for every feature of the Apple iPhone; thatís because it was designed from a real active Apple iPhone. zCoverís iSAglove for Apple Iphone is available in four functional combination packages.
While meeting and greeting the flash memory contacts I ran into the guys from Hoodman USA. Hoodman is offering all kind of innovative and practical digital camera and camcorder solutions. The Hoodman products are sold worldwide and are used by amateurs and professionals. Some of the new Hoodman accessories are the Hoodman H-RAV, a universal right angle viewer, and the Hoodman HoodLoupe Professional.
The new Fujifilm FinePix S9600 was introduced just before the Photokina started. The Fujifilm S9600 features a nine Megapixel Fujifilm Super CCD sensor, 10.7x Fujinon optical zoom lens and ISO 80-1600 performance. The new Fujifilm FinePix S9600 digital camera is aimed at serious hobbyist and enthusiast photographers who will benefit from its optical zoom lens range, plus all-round functionality. At the Photokina 2006 Fujifilm showed another interesting additional feature; wireless shooting. The Fujifilm FinePix S9600 was demonstrated with a wireless adapter mounted under the camera.
For photographers, having to check their gear before boarding an airline exposes them to one of their greatest fears: the theft of their equipment and possibly their livelihood. Think Tank Photos newest additions to their air travel line the Airport Check In briefcase and the Airport Antidote Airport Acceleration, and Glass Taxi backpacks allow photographers to carry their bodies, lenses, and accessories onto planes with different carry on requirements and legally store them in overhead bins or under the seat. Being able to travel through airports with the least amount of hassle is of utmost importance to photographers.